[patch] Fix ant build to honor fcs MILESTONE setting

Mark Wielaard mark at klomp.org
Thu Nov 13 12:27:08 UTC 2008


On Sat, 2008-11-08 at 21:42 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> The langtools now use a new ant based build Makefile. This new build
> does not obey the setting of MILESTONE to the magic string "fcs" like
> the rest of the build to get version strings without an -internal build
> string marker. 
> We use this feature in IcedTea to make sure the version strings of all
> the tools are correct in releases (we additionally have some tweaks so
> the version string can embed the hg tip node number and/or a distro
> specific indicator).
> Attached is a patch that fixes up the ant build Makefile to do the same
> as the original Makefile-classic with respect to the release string when
> MILESTONE is set to "fcs".

So, is this patch useful? And if so anything I can do to help make it go
in sooner? Or should we just keep this divergence in IcedTea?



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